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street especially as we head into the november reelection. also joining us, reid wilson will look at candidates supported by the party and their success rate. our last segment, brian powell looking at the definition of a family and the acceptance of same-sex couples and unmarried couples as a definition of family. that will be tomorrow on "washington journal" plus your phone calls and a look at the papers. it starts at 7:00 a.m. we will see you then. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2010] . >> and after that, a confirmation hearing for jacob lew, president obama's choice to head the white house budget office. >> the conflict between the first amendment and national security "necessary secrets" author, this weekend on book tv. >> every weekend on c-span3, experience american history tv, 48 hours of people and events, telling the american story. hear historic speeches by national leaders and eyewitness accounts of events that shaped our nation. visit museums, historical sites and college campuses as professors
probably knows more about these issues than many of us combined. he will be joining us. >> the aclu and the drug policy alliance are advocating for federal legislative change. my coalition co-chair will be talking about litigation and state reforms. i am going to focus on the federal and legislative response, some of the history, and details about what i am talking about today. the aclu were some federal disenfranchisement from three angles. we litigate in court, will lobby in federal and state legislatures, and we engage in public education. as we face another important election, there are an estimated 5.3 million americans who will not be able to vote because of the result of criminal convictions. this is despite the fact that the supreme court repeatedly has said that voting is a fundamental right. most with criminal convictions are barred from the polls. 48 out of 50 states have laws that bar citizens with criminal convictions from bidding in some manner. two other states permanently in franchise criminals with felony convictions. there are 5.3 million americans who cannot vote.
and a turbulent president need not be a barrier to an enlightened future. history means that those of us privileged to serve society as elected representatives arrived in this palace of westminster to be immediately reminded of the relationship between church and state. we are conscious of the tension in this relationship as we attempt to do our business. your presence, holy father, adds to the rich tapestry of the past and provides relief to the many people who come here every year to contemplate the character of this building and at what has been witnessed in it. faith is not a relic either in political discourse or in modern society, but is embedded in its fabric. the warm greeting extended to the holy father was a miracle indeed. today in this all, which sits in our democratic tradition, are gathered members of parliament, members of the house of lords, and numerous other distinguished guests from all walks of life and all paths of the united kingdom. on behalf of everyone here, i warmly welcome you and invite you to address us. [applause] >> mr. speaker, thank you for your welcome.
dancing? and no, that was not the two of us doing hand dancing. >> i've been worried all morning that you're going to propose some sort of -- >> i want to. this is a new dance craze they're starting. they're going to be joining us live. >> they've gone rogue, post "riverdance." >> did you see their face? >>> also, we have serious news. including new details about what happened when the mother of natalee holloway, went inside a peruvian prison to confront the man she believes murdered her daughter. they're calling her surprise visit, an ambush. we'll have the latest on that. >>> this is a story that touched a nerve with our viewers. lit up the message board. you saw the video of a father storming on to a school bus and threatening the kids he thinks is bullying his daughter. a lot of people weighed in on this. we'll be talking more about what parents should do in these sorts of circumstances. >> he's apparently looking at jail time. >> he came out and apologized. >>> you heard about overnight, big news from hollywood. lindsay lohan, the struggling starlet admitted she failed a drug test. t
shot there, but we are expecting conditions to go downhill. now, what about the u.s.? are we going to see any impact here? you bet we are, the same we did with earl and danielle. we've got a high risk of rip currents here on the atlantic coast, particularly bad into the carolinas. another thing that we're keeping our eye on is that disturbance in the gulf of mexico. maybe a little moisture from karl got wrapped up in this, but this is an upper level disturbance. right now it doesn't have a circulation, so it's not a tropical storm or a tropical depression. it's a wave or cluster of thunderstorms. the concern here is not necessarily that it has much time to turn into a tropical storm, but it a es going to bring torrential downpours. the rain from houston toward the south and west. flood watches in effect here. 3 to 5 inches expected and texas has been hard hit with a couple of different tropical depressions and storms already in the last couple of weeks. so adding more insult to injury with all this moisture, we're going to likely see river flooding as well as flash flooding from so
damaged cuticles for 75% more shine in one use. real shine, for real life. yours. [ female announcer ] new aveeno nourish plus shine. >>> right now on msnbc saturday, testing the 2012 water, sarah palin delivers a speech at the site of the first presidential battleground. will she run or not? >>> heading home. share raw shourd is expected to return to the united states after being jailed in iran for more than a year. >>> the words the gulf region has been waiting for. permanent plug. bp is set to call the blownout well dead. >>> major trouble for lindsay lohan. the star could be heading back behind bars. >>> i'm alex witt. at this hour, bp crews are in the middle of a process to seal that blownout well at the bottom of the gulf of mexico once and for all. a temporary cap stopped the gusher in july and later by cement from the top. but the well can't be declared dead until it is sealed from the bottom. kristen dahlgren is live with us in venice, louisiana. are we given any timeframe before we know if the well has been permanently sealed up? >> reporter: good morning, alex. we know that bp t
. the weather channel's jim cantore is there for us. jim, good morning. >> lester, good morning. yeah, the national weather service here, the bermuda weather service, says it's called to prepare for a direct hit. the center expected to come within 10 miles of bermuda. and with 100 mile wide hurricane force winds, a direct hit is unavailable in through here. you can already see the wave action behind me crashing into the rock cliffs through here. but they're preparing residents. that's the key, to take a major hit. something they haven't seen since fabian here. they're saying we're going to have roof damage, it's going to be widespread. we're going to have tree and power line damage. the royal navy is on standby. the big question is when are they going to be able to get in here? is it going to be monday afternoon? because it looks like conditions are going to be bad for 20, 30, 40 hours where no one will be able to leave their homes and no one will be out on the road. cruise ships plan to park here? no way. they're not even coming in. this certainly looks like it's going to be a very,
in the case. officials with john hopkins hospital tell us the doctor shot on thursday is in fair condition tonight. police say dr. david cohen was shot on the eighth floor of the nelson building by paul pardus who barricaded himself inside his mother's hospital room, shot her, then took his life. 911 calls made during the incident were released on friday. >> 911! we need 911. a shooting on nelson eight. >> okay. >> 9! >> calm down. has anybody been shot? >> i don't know. i work for physical therapy. we heard gunshots. >> wow. police tell us the department and hospital officials are investigating mr. pardus' history and working to determine if crucial details may have been overlooked. we have posted the 911 calls in their entirety on our web site, wbaltv.com. hurricane igor is on track for bermuda, creating high winds and rough surf. to get ready, locals are gathering supplies and boarding up homes while vacationers are trying to leave before the storm hits some time on sunday. igor's forecasted path forced royal caribbean to change the destination for enchantment of the seas that departs f
? >> thank you for that one. shultz, anytime -- it is a fact that anytime someone uses the word "gonzo" to describe anything, it is going to suck. >> and i'm sorry. he is one of the most over rated writers ever. he is a hack who just took drugs. it should have been "i am a hack who takes drugs." i'm sorry, he sucks. he always sucked. put down your bong and read the book unhigh. the problem with the movie was it was so poorly conceived and so obviously a hoax that those who knew can't brag we knew it was a hoax from the beginning because it was so obvious. >> terry, it was -- i hate it. celebrities are trying to make a statement, and in a way, all it was was an exercise in superior tee to tell the audience they were smarter than they were. then they found out the audience didn't buy it and now they are saying -- >> is it possible to see a couple hours of cats getting into cans? that was actually way more entertaining. >> go to cats in the can .org. >> don't go to catsican .com, that's a whole different thing. >> i am writing that down. >> people don't like to be made fool of. it happens
. >> he's coming back to you guys and saying, don't look at me as the villain, i'm trying to protect us, longer term for you. do you believe that? >> i believe that he believes that, absolutely. i mean, if there's any good news here, it's this is a state municipal government issue, not a corporate issue. corporations have dealt with this over the past ten years and many said guess what, no more pension benefits of the now, when they did that, they said those of you who have pension benefits you're going to get what you were promised, we put that money in, if we didn't we have to figure out how to do it we can't yank it away from you and that's the big battle is going to be in the state and local governments, is figuring out-- if you've made a promise, the unions are absolutely right to sue to, to litigate the complaint, whatever they can to see that that money is paid. i would say it's a legit battle, neil. and i believe that the legit battle is going forward. >> neil: promises made and promises broken in the private world though, too, and adam was speaking about companies that focus on
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